Arvest Bank was recently honored as Carl Albert State College's Regents Business Partnership Excellence Award recipient. The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and The Economic Development Council recognized business partners from across the state at the annual awards luncheon on March 10. At the luncheon, above, are, from the left, Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb, Rodney Shepard, CASC President Garry M. Ivey, Chancellor Glen D. Johnson, and Ron Lawson. The event was at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City and Rodney Shepard, Arvest CEO and President of the bank's Fort Smith region, accepted the award for Arvest.
Speakers at the event included Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Chancellor Glen D. Johnson and Lamb. The chair of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Michael Turpen, led the recognition of honorees at the event.
A delegation from Carl Albert State College attended the luncheon including Regents Ron Lawson and Lavon Williams, Ivey, Vice Presidents Dr. Kathy Harrell of CASC Sallisaw Campus and Dr. Jason Morrison, and PR/Marketing Director Judi White.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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